What do we offer through our Pilates Program?
We create innovative exercises that challenge our students to use their bodies in ways they thought may not be possible. Through the flow of class, your balance, strength, mobility and stability will be called upon to improve body awareness, muscle tone and core stability. We know that each individual is different, and encourage them to find their potential.
PILATES CLASSES OFFERED
This is an intermediate to advanced class designed to push the potential in each individual. Full body movements flow together to enhance muscle tone and strength. The use of props are implemented for deep muscle stability and endurance.
This is a beginning, introduction into the world of Pilates. A strong focus will be placed on balance, postural awareness, cure strength and muscle flexibility. Ideal for individuals who have had injuries or are new to exercise.
Personal sessions on the pilates reformer is a great way to build strength and increase your mobility and flexibility without impact.
IFTC is proud to announce the addition of Pilates Reformer group classes. Reformer classes are designed to deliver intense, innovative, full body movements into a challenging and fun workout. Each workout will bring emphasis to deep core activation to help increase stability, full body strength, cardio and flexibility. In addition to the reformers, props will be utilized to add an element of challenge to keep workouts interesting, and your body constantly feeling the benefits. Class sizes are limited to 5 reformers to provide highly personalized attention. All levels welcome.
A combination of high intensity intervals on the spin bike, followed by deep core work on the mats inspired by the method of Pilates. This sweaty workout will condition your body from the inside out. Created by Inspired Fitness Trainers, the format of this class starts on the bike with high intensity intervals that will build full body strength, stamina and tone, followed by deep core movement and stability activation. With attention to detail and form, this class will cover all your bodies fitness demands.
Head Trainer, Head of Programming, BS, LPTA, NSCA-CSCS, CPT
Lisa has been working within the Physical Therapy, Sports Conditioning, and Personal Training world since 1988. With her years of experience, she can bring you a safe and effective workout that will help you meet your personal goals. She has worked with individuals to help them overcome injuries and surgeries and bring them back to working out and return to sports. In addition to personal training, sports conditioning and injury recovery, Lisa has knowledge with postural correction and core strengthening programs.
General Manager, AS, CPT, Certified Fitness Instructor
Amira has been in the health and fitness industry for over six years. She began her journey as a Certified Fitness Instructor and Certified Personal Trainer, and was inspired to further her skills and knowledge by getting her Pilates Certification in order to help injured and post surgical clients through rehabilitating and strengthening Pilates techniques. Through all of these certifications, Amira has been dedicated to changing the lives of others as she inspires all persons to become the best versions of themselves. In addition to her certifications, she has been training athletes and actively participating in Analy High School Athletic training programs for over four years. Furthermore, even with all the roles she fulfills as a fitness professional, she is also a nutritional coach. Having traveled on her own successful fitness journey, Amira’s endless charisma is what sets her apart and allows her to see the potential in all individuals. Amira recognizes the power starts within and by “transforming your mind and believing in all that you can accomplish, you will make your health and fitness goals a reality”. By working with Amira, you will not only be unlocking your full potential and pushing yourself beyond what you thought was possible, but also transforming your mind and spirit. Amira is able to combine her fitness and nutritional expertise to provide you with a holistic approach and guide you to a road of success, happiness, and good health.
500+ hour Pilates Certified Teacher
Sarah began teaching in 2013. She is a 500+ hour Pilates certified teacher on the mat and all Pilates machines through Balanced Body. Sarah values continual education and has been active member of Skillful Teaching Pilates Mentoring Program since 2013.
In 2016 Sarah was trained in Pre/Post Natal fitness and Diastasis Recti recovery through the Center For Women’s Fitness. She enjoys working with a wide range of students, helping clients regain pain-free movement, build confidence, and prepare or recover from birth.
In Sarah's first Pilates class, she felt a deeper connection between her mind and body that had been eluding her. Her goal is to pass that on to her students.